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Family Favorites...Orange Meringue Pie Family Favorites...Orange Meringue Pie By The Iowa Housewife 01/23/15 10:00 For a different pie, this recipe from the Cookbook Good Food on a Budget makes a good dessert. While I think I prefer Lemon, Sue, Bettie and Lyle really like this. It is not what I would call inexpensive unless you make it when oranges are in season, not...
Meringue for Pie Meringue for Pie By The Iowa Housewife 01/22/15 10:00 I have been making pies for better than 65 years and just now found a great recipe for Meringue. It was on the Cooking Club web site. Isn't this a pretty piece of Pie Meringue pie topping, (and I have made lots, different recipes, etc, trying for a topping...
Make it Yourself... Chiffon and Parfait Pies Make it Yourself... Chiffon and Parfait Pies By The Iowa Housewife 01/21/15 10:00 Two different types of Parfait and Chiffon Pies. One with ice cream and one with egg whites. Both are excellent and a change from fruit and custard pies. They were popular when Sue and I were young housewives. I made them often for entertaining. Pineapple...
Make it Yourself...Fruit Pies Make it Yourself...Fruit Pies By The Iowa Housewife 12/31/14 10:00 Everyone loves fruit pies...and here is Myrna's most requested one - blueberry. It's nothing like those pies made with canned filling! Myrna Says: I make blueberry pie when the blueberries are in season. I do freeze some to have later in the year, freeze...
Make it Yourself... Custard Type Pies Make it Yourself... Custard Type Pies By The Iowa Housewife 12/24/14 10:00 Custard pies with a soft, silky texture are simple pies using milk, eggs, sugar and flavoring. Transparent pies made of eggs and sweeteners such as Pecan, and Chess pies are of this category. Custard pie also can be a plain baked custard of which one of...
Make it Yourself...Hand Pie Fillings Make it Yourself...Hand Pie Fillings By The Iowa Housewife 12/18/14 10:00 This is an excellent filling for hand pies. The filling is cooked and chilled before using in the pies, which works very well because the small pies bake for just enough time to brown and bake the crust. Raw fillings don’t get done in that length of time....
Make it Yourself...Butter Pie Crusts Make it Yourself...Butter Pie Crusts By The Iowa Housewife 12/17/14 10:00 There is another popular pie crust that is all butter. Sue and I make them on occasion, Sue does more than I do. They are easy to handle, the most you have to do is keep the dough chilled. It needs to be cold, but still easy to roll out. If it seems to...
Make it Yourself...Hand Pies Crust Recipe Make it Yourself...Hand Pies Crust Recipe By The Iowa Housewife 12/16/14 10:00 The recipe for hand pies in the August issue of Midwest Living is a very easy handling dough. It is necessary to chill the dough so do not skip this step. Any butter crust must be chilled and this handled so well when it was chilled over night. The crust...
Make it Yourself...Freezer Pie Crust Make it Yourself...Freezer Pie Crust By The Iowa Housewife 12/10/14 10:00 Instead of sharing a pie recipe today, I wanted to share my go-to pie crust when I don't have time to make our favorite crust recipe from Farm Journal. I have used this recipe since the early 80’s to simplify pie-making. When I was working full-time, I...
Make it Yourself...Lard Pie Crust Make it Yourself...Lard Pie Crust By The Iowa Housewife 12/03/14 10:00 This recipe is the basic pie crust recipe in the "Farm Journal Busy Woman’s Cookbook 1961". It’s one that I use most often, as I can purchase non-hydrogenated lard from a nearby locker plant if my brother-in-law, Don, hasn’t given me some from processing...
Make it Yourself...Pie Crust Finishes Make it Yourself...Pie Crust Finishes By The Iowa Housewife 11/26/14 10:00 There are several ways to finish a pie crust. The most common edge is a fluted edge . Trim pastry ½ inch beyond the plate edge. Fold under so it stands upright. Using your fingers and knuckle press to make a ruffled edge. You can use two fingers from one...
Make it Yourself...More Pie Crust Tips Make it Yourself...More Pie Crust Tips By The Iowa Housewife 11/19/14 10:00 Here, from Myrna, the pie queen, are some more tricks to making pie crust. She says: I am reminded again, how many people consider making pie crust a hard thing to do. Ready to bake One of the questions I have been asked is what is blind baking a pie crust...
Make it Yourself... Basic Pie Crust Make it Yourself... Basic Pie Crust By The Iowa Housewife 11/12/14 10:00 Just in time for holiday baking. Pie crust is really very easy to make. I know many cooks and cookbooks stress how hard it is, but if you have a good recipe and use ice water, it is not at all difficult When I make pie crust, I try to make two or more at...
Family Favorites...Crisscross Cherry Pie Family Favorites...Crisscross Cherry Pie By The Iowa Housewife 11/07/14 10:00 I do not make Cherry Pie very often. It is not a favorite pie of ours, but Bettie’s son-in-law really likes it and will eat a whole pie by himself. When I do make one, it will be out of the Farm Journal Pie Book . The only pie crust recipe I use is from...
Make it Yourself...Pie tools Make it Yourself...Pie tools By The Iowa Housewife 11/05/14 10:00 Top L, Clockwise: Pastry Pro blender, Danesco pastry mat, Sue's pastry/bread board, Myrna's "antique" rolling pin and ceramic plates, Sue's OXO rolling pin and assorted pie plate collection, Ateco cutters. There are not a lot of tools needed to make pie...
Make it Yourself...Pie Crust Make it Yourself...Pie Crust By The Iowa Housewife 10/29/14 09:00 As we start thinking about the coming holiday season it’s the time of year most people will try to make pie. We’re going to spend some time on the basics of pie making…no need to buy expensive pies…there are many ways to make pie baking easier. Myrna and...
Make it Yourself - Tips for Meringue Pie Topping Make it Yourself - Tips for Meringue Pie Topping By The Iowa Housewife 09/24/14 10:00 Baked Meringue ToppingHere is a good recipe for meringue for pies. To keep the meringue from weeping never add more than 2 tablespoons of sugar per egg white. The oven temperature for browning the meringue should not be above 325°. The addition of the cornstarch...
Family Favorites...Pineapple Parfait Pie Family Favorites...Pineapple Parfait Pie By The Iowa Housewife 05/23/14 10:00 This is one of the pies that was popular when I was a young housewife. I made several different versions of it when it was my turn to host the Ladies group I belonged to. Simple to make, and so tasty. It was an easy dessert. The Better Homes and Gardens...
Family Favorites...High Citrus Pie Family Favorites...High Citrus Pie By The Iowa Housewife 05/16/14 10:00 Chiffon Type Pies were quite popular in the 40’s . This recipe from the Better Homes and Gardens Golden Treasury of Cooking is that type of pie. I made these often when I was first married and we entertained a lot. Now days, I still make them, but just...
Family Favorites...Golden Peach Pie from canned peaches Family Favorites...Golden Peach Pie from canned peaches By The Iowa Housewife 05/02/14 12:48 This recipe from my Better Homes and Gardens 1962 cookbook uses canned Peaches. I used it for years as we lived out in the country on Lake Superior when I was a young house wife. No fresh peaches to be had, anywhere. The nearest town was nine miles away...
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